Create a DreamLinux USB Flash Drive from CD

How to Create a DreamLinux Flash Drive using the Persistent Dreamlinux Installer while running from the Live CD. DreamLinux is a remix based on Debian Linux that features useful applications like Firefox, Thunderbird, Inkscape, Gimp, Open Office, Pidgin, Evince, Gthumb, Xsane, Avant-Window-Navigator, Engage, Rhythmbox, SoundJuicer, SoundConverter, Totem Media Player, Avidemux, EasyTag, Brasero and more.

Upon completion of this tutorial, you should end up with a USB DreamLinux Flash Drive that makes use of a persistence feature to save your changes and restore them on subsequent boots.

DreamLinux Desktop Screenshot

Dreamlinux Desktop Screenshot

Distribution Home Page: DreamLinux

Minimum Flash Drive Capacity: 2GB

Persistent Feature: Yes

Essentials to create a DreamLinux Flash Drive

  • DreamLinux CD
  • Working CD/DVD Drive
  • 2GB+ USB Flash Drive

DreamLinux USB Install via the Persistent Dream Script

  1. Download DreamLinux Desktop Edition 3.5 XFCE ISO
  2. Burn the ISO to a CD and restart your PC, booting from the CD
  3. (1) Click the Persistent Dream shortcut from the Desktop (2) Click Next Persistent Dream Installer
  4. (1) Type the size of partition you wish to use for DreamLinux (2) Click OkSet DreamLinux Partition Size
  5. Once the partition has been setup, Click Next Once Dreamlinux partition has been created, click Next
  6. You should see a percentage indicator displaying progress. One the script has finished, Click Done Dreamlinux USB Install Done
  7. Shutdown Dreamlinux, Remove the CD, Reboot your computer setting your BIOS or Boot Menu to boot from the USB device.

If all goes well, you should now be running Dreamlinux from your USB device.

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